Reverse engineering court decision
dfe at infinite-internet.net
Tue Feb 6 15:41:27 CST 2001
Patrik Stridvall wrote:
> > Patrik Stridvall wrote:
> > >
> > > One intresting aspect concerning Wine is the
> > > DRM (Digital Rights Management) that Slashdot
> > > reported that Microsoft are going to add to Windows.
> > >
> > > If we implement it is Wine we are not trying to circumvent
> > > it quite the opposite we are trying to to make it possible
> > > enforce it. ;-)
> > >
> > > Of course a one line patch making a critical function
> > > always return TRUE or something might be able to disable
> > > it for people that don't like it. :-)
> > DO IT!
> I think we currently have other more important thing to do for Wine 1.0.
> > If they go after
> > you then you know for sure that they have the poorest of intentions.
> Well, we already know that their only intention is more profit,
> so this will not really help us derive anything new.
Patrik, that was probably one of the most well-written arguments I have
heard against the DMCA. Too bad probably only Wine developers will see it.
Ever thought of becoming a lawyer? ;-)
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